Shannon Kaya

Shannon Kaya


M.A in Geography and Environmental Studies, 2002, Carleton University

Contact Information: Shannon Kaya


2000 CCRS scholarship to the International Space University, SSP

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH – Contributing to CCRS’ mandate through the development of value-added EO-based information, specifically related to water resources and health issues.

  • Research emerging trends related to the use of earth observation for health issues;
  • Research use of SAR polarimetric and interferometric techniques related to water resources;
  • Development of novel techniques for the extraction of water resource information from SAR images.


Stéphane Chalifoux, Shannon Kaya, and Jean-Claude Deguise.  “Vector-Borne Disease Risk Assessment in Africa:  A Canadian Geomatics Approach”, International Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol 1, No 3, Dec. 2006.

Goodfellow, Carolyn, Shannon Kaya and Cameron Wilson.  “Sources of Remote Sensing Data of Canada”, Physics in Canada, pp. 317-322, Sept-Oct. 2005.

Kaya, S., J. Sokol and T.J. Pultz.  “Monitoring environmental indicators of vector-borne disease from space: a new opportunity for RADARSAT-2”, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, pp. 560-565, vol. 30 no. 3, June 2004.

Ross Kaya, S., M.C. Thomson, and T.J. Pultz.  “RADARSAT-1 for monitoring vector-borne disease in Tropical Environments: A Review”, Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, special issue on Tropical Environments, 2002.

Shao, Y., X. Fan, H. Liu, J. Xiao, S. Ross (Kaya), B. Brisco, R. Brown, and G. Staples. “Rice Monitoring and Production Estimation Using Multi-temporal RADARSAT”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 76, pp. 310-325, 2001.

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